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Field Installation Engineer

Swindon, Wiltshire
£24,000 to £28,000
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Our client is an exciting and rapidly growing organisation seeking a Field Installation Engineer to join their team. You will install new FGD systems on customer sites along with regular maintenance/service/calibration visits as part of the on-going service and support offering to customers across the UK. The role requires the candidate to be Electrically competent and have experience in field installation work.


  • Installation of FGD systems of various sizes to new and existing customers
  • PMV visits to existing FGD systems
  • Undertaking any external training as required to enhance knowledge on FGD systems
  • Completing specific training courses to enable access to constructions sites
  • Attending site with PSM's to carry site surveys in enable the creation of an accurate FGD system quotation
  • Installation of cabling required to wire up gas detectors/sounder-beacons etc.. to control panel
  • Troubleshooting the system before handing over to commissioning team
  • Reviewing existing RAMS and Method Statements to ensure they are fit for application/job
  • Supporting the success of the FGD team to meet company goals and targets
  • Establishing productive, professional relationships with key personnel from assigned customer accounts
  • Using initiative to identify additional opportunities with companies who are having FGD systems installed
  • Working closely with other members of the FGD team, both field- and office based
  • Liaising effectively with all departments to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Positively contributing to the team performance by sharing and implementing best practice ideas
  • Training other team members as appropriate
  • Carrying out administrative tasks in a timely manner
  • Liaising with the FGD Business Development Manager regarding relevant information on a regular basis
  • Carrying out additional duties as and when required.
  • Willingness to travel around the UK for work, with overnight stays as required.

Skills, qualities and experience required:

  • Ability to read CAD/Electrical/wiring schematics/floorplans or similar drawings
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Ability to problem-solve and work independently
  • Previous experience of electronic systems
  • Previous experience with working with live electrical systems
  • Previous experience in working with 4-20mA and RS485
  • Previous experience in working with BMS
  • Experience with electrical installations and/or electrical cabling installations
  • Good time management with a strong ability to plan travel time and route
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Motivated while always maintaining a high standard of work
  • The ability to multi-task, work under pressure and achieve deadlines
  • Outstanding attention to detail always
  • The confidence to question information, processes, or procedures to ensure the correct outcome
  • Possess a positive, professional attitude and embrace learning new skills
  • Possess a proactive yet flexible approach to work
  • Have the ability and attitude to work well as part of a team
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  • Job Reference: 663276999-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: EllisKnight International Recruitment
    EllisKnight International Recruitment
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £24,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent